The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.13% 2.97% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 3.90% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Average daily rate £441 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.74% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
TDD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 231 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.54% 76.24% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 147 104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £698 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £36.40 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £24.20 £21.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £33.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 4 £433 - 6
Yeovil - 3 £550 - 2
Bath -4 2 £500 +64.60% 4
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) BDD
4 9 (47.37%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 6 (31.58%) WPF
7 6 (31.58%) Kanban
8 5 (26.32%) System Testing
8 5 (26.32%) MVVM
8 5 (26.32%) Entity Framework
8 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
8 5 (26.32%) C#
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
9 4 (21.05%) Telerik
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (21.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (21.05%) WCF
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
10 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
10 3 (15.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (15.79%) DevOps
10 3 (15.79%) QA
10 3 (15.79%) Asset Management

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) QGIS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) JBehave
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) WATIR
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) WPF
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) Entity Framework
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 4 (21.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.26%) J2EE
7 1 (5.26%) PostGIS
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Kanban
6 5 (26.32%) MVVM
6 5 (26.32%) System Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps
9 2 (10.53%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (10.53%) MVC
9 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (5.26%) Microservices
10 1 (5.26%) Open Source
10 1 (5.26%) SDLC
10 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Telerik
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
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